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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you looking for a home?

I'd like to talk to real people who are looking to buy a home -- ideally who set out last year but got discouraged, didn't...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

Palo Alto's proposals to cut programs, raise fees and eliminate about 20 positions to close a $10 million budget gap will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene: No 'perfect solutions' for budget crisis

"Managing a dilemma" differs sharply from "solving a problem" in that dilemmas do not have perfect solutions, Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment could rise 5 percent by 2018

Under new demographic forecasts, enrollment in Palo Alto's 17 schools is likely to rise 5 percent by 2018 before tapering...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police use Tasers during fight

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could Skov's infraction end his college career?

Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov normally displays good instincts and sound judgment when he's on the football field tracking...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 15, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driver arrested after fatal Portola Valley crash

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Hayley, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Chamber celebrates its past, future

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 100-year history and take stock of its future at the headquarters of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Maura McNulty, on Oct 15, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High temperatures prompt call to conserve power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mitchell, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GALLUP: 'Record-High 41% of Americans now say global warming is exaggerated'...

As recently as 2006, significantly more Americans thought the news underestimated the seriousness of global warming than...

Original post made by Samuel on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Track Will Wrap Up Great Season

When Allegra Mayer crosses the finish line in the 3200 meters on Saturday night at the state meet in Fresno it will mark...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Jun. 9, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewish groups accuse Carly Fiorina of selling HP equipment to Iranian military

So HP insiders, did she or didn't she? Is this illegal? Immoral? Should non-Jewish people be upset by this? Story on ABC...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 1892 Views

SPORTS

Mann showing improvement at the point for Stanford men

Stanford sophomore guard Jarrett Mann has come a long way and still has room to grow. He didn't have a particularly good...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Gamer, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views

SPORTS

Stanford records a football victory for the ages

==BI Cardinal No. 7 in AP poll, No. 6 in BCS== With the spotlight of a national television audience and the prospects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bob Aulgur, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views

SPORTS

Randle scores 31, has free-throw streak end in Stanford win

Senior point guard Chasson Randle scored a season-high 31 points, two off his career best, as Stanford beat visiting Loyola...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 18, 2014 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guantanamo for the pirates?

First let me say that I will fully support Obama, if he takes a hard line on these guys, including just blowing them out...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 12, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 19 comments | 1892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sky is Falling AGAIN!!! This time, in the financial market!!!

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100417/D9F4QH4O0.html Quick, we have to give more power to the Feds over us to "protect"...

Original post made by The Sky is Falling! on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Sky is Falling!, on Apr 18, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1892 Views
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